whipray


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whipray:

see rayray,
extremely flat-bodied cartilaginous marine fish, related to the shark. The pectoral fins of most rays are developed into broad, flat, winglike appendages, attached all along the sides of the head; the animal swims by rippling movements of these wings.
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Another elasmobrach in danger is the freshwater whipray (Himantura chaophraya), which grows to two metres across and can weigh 600 kilograms.
Other good redfish areas are the flats that run along and around the islands that make up the perimeter of Whipray Basin.
In 1995, temperature records were available only for Johnson Key Basin (JKB), Whipray Basin (WB), Little Blackwater Sound (LBS), and Little Madeira Bay (LMB), but spotted seatrout were also collected at other sites (Table 1).